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If a Final Protective Order is granted, how long does it last?
A Final Protective Order is effective for up to one year. However, the court can extend a Final Protective Order for an additional six (6) months for good cause, after notice to the parties and a hearing.
What is Economic Abuse? Economic abuse can be considered a form of domestic violence. Economic abuse can occur when one partner has total control over financial resources, withholds access to money, or attempts to prevent a victim or survivor from wo… Read More
Under Maryland law, child support is to be paid until the minor child reaches the age of 18. If the child turns 18 during his senior year of high school, child support must be paid until the child turns 18 or graduates, whichever first occurs.